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New York

Ultimate Opera: Two Productions at the Met

Fulfill a dream and come to New York to attend two performances at the Metropolitan Opera House. Plus, enjoy a private demonstration by a renowned professional musician!
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Program No. 12726RJ
Length
6 days
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2,099
New York

Ultimate Opera: Two Productions at the Met

Fulfill a dream and come to New York to attend two performances at the Metropolitan Opera House. Plus, enjoy a private demonstration by a renowned professional musician!
Length
6 days
Starts at
2,099
Program No. 12726 RJ
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DATES & PRICES

Balcony Seats
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Accommodation Details
Includes balcony section seating at ticketed performances.
Orchestra Seats
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Accommodation Details
Includes orchestra section seating at ticketed performances.
Oct 17 - Oct 22, 2021
Balcony Seats 2,099
Orchestra Seats 2,399
Itinerary Note

Performances announced in early 2021.

Nov 14 - Nov 19, 2021
Balcony Seats 2,099
Orchestra Seats 2,399
Itinerary Note

Performances announced in early 2021.

Dec 5 - Dec 10, 2021
Balcony Seats 2,099
Orchestra Seats 2,399
Itinerary Note

Performances announced in early 2021.

DATES & PRICES

Balcony Seats
Details
Accommodation Details
Includes balcony section seating at ticketed performances.
Orchestra Seats
Details
Accommodation Details
Includes orchestra section seating at ticketed performances.
Oct 17 - Oct 22, 2021
Balcony Seats 2,949
Orchestra Seats 3,249
Itinerary Note

Performances announced in early 2021.

Nov 14 - Nov 19, 2021
Balcony Seats 2,949
Orchestra Seats 3,249
Itinerary Note

Performances announced in early 2021.

Dec 5 - Dec 10, 2021
Balcony Seats 2,949
Orchestra Seats 3,249
Itinerary Note

Performances announced in early 2021.

At a Glance

Experience the ultimate in opera as you attend performances in the world-famous Metropolitan Opera House in New York City’s Lincoln Center and get inside the exciting musical scene of America’s cultural capital.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day with stairs. Public transportation used exclusively throughout program.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Attend two performances of notable operas, and take a field trip to explore Lincoln Center.
  • Enjoy presentations by professionals such as singers, an opera director, conductor, chorus master or historian (as available).
  • Study selections from great operas, and enjoy a private demonstration-performance with an outstanding professional singer.

General Notes

Upgraded seats available. Select seating at time of registration.
Featured Expert
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Daniel Egan
Daniel Egan has degrees in music theory from St. Olaf, the Eastman School of Music and Yale, where he is on faculty. He has appeared as soloist or ensemble singer with the New York Philharmonic, Opera Orchestra of New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and was in the permanent ensemble at New York City Opera. His recordings include “Sweeney Todd” with the New York Philharmonic and backup vocals for Patti Page’s "Live at Carnegie Hall: The 50th Anniversary Concert.” Both earned Grammy nominations.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Daniel Egan has degrees in music theory from St. Olaf, the Eastman School of Music and Yale, where he is on faculty. He has appeared as soloist or ensemble singer with the New York Philharmonic, Opera Orchestra of New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and was in the permanent ensemble at New York City Opera. His recordings include “Sweeney Todd” with the New York Philharmonic and backup vocals for Patti Page’s "Live at Carnegie Hall: The 50th Anniversary Concert.” Both earned Grammy nominations.
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William Berger View biography
A regular host for New York Public Radio’s Overnight Music and WNYC radio and co-host during live performances from the Metropolitan Opera House, William Berger has written several books on music and operatic composers. His books include “Wagner Without Fear” (1998), “Verdi With a Vengeance” (2000), “Puccini Without Excuses” (2005), all published by Random House.
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Karl Baudendistel View biography
A New York City resident for more than 25 years, Karl Baudendistel loves sharing his knowledge of the city with visitors from around the world. Having spent 20 years overseeing ‘the business of show business’ for numerous Broadway and touring productions, chances are he’s been to a city near you. Karl is a member of The Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers, is a trained sommelier and was educated at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
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Puccini Without Excuses: A Refreshing Reassessment of the World's Most Popular Composer
by William Berger
Opera 101: A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving Opera
by Fred Plotkin and Placido Domingo
The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Opera
by William Berger and Placido Domingo
They Told Me Not To Take That Job
by Reynold Levy
Grand Opera: The Story of The Met
by Charles & Mirella Affron
Verdi With A Vengeance
by William Berger
Wagner Without Fear
by William Berger
The Librettist of Venice
by Rodney Bolt
The remarkable life of Mozart's librettist, Lorenzo DaPonte





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